Recent member news: 6/2/2022

June 2, 2022

Covid tests, hospitalizations going up locally
On the board of directors for the Washington State Hospital Association, [Coulee Medical Center CEO Ramona Hicks] attended a special meeting on Sunday in Walla Walla in which 151 hospitals re-affirmed a commitment not to let any one of them enter alone into “crisis standards…

‘Something’s got to happen’: Veterans groups, workers at Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center protest recommendation to end services
Military veterans and care providers stood side-by-side Tuesday morning to defend the 70-plus-year-old Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center from potential service cuts…

Colville hospital honored for patient safety
Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville has collected an award from the Washington State Hospital Association for its success in reducing the number of patients who fall…

Prevention techniques, treatment helping keep COVID-19 numbers down statewide
COVID-19 hospitalizations have not reached a point yet where hospitals are again struggling to find intensive care unit beds or to deliver normal care, said Dr. Dan Getz, chief medical officer at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center…

Healthcare career training offered by EDC and Cornerstone
The EDC thanks PeaceHealth and San Juan County for grants that provide the major funding for the program, and Cornerstone Healthcare Training for in-kind support that makes it feasible…

PeaceHealth Medical Group pediatricians offer suggestions on weathering the national infant formula shortage
With recent national media attention around the formula shortage, PeaceHealth Medical Group pediatricians Lessli Putney, MD, and Rachel Westerfield, DO, offer some safety tips and possible resources for families…


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